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Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava
1400AD - Present - Modern Era Europe Romania

Dragomirna, a fortified monastery in Suceava

July 2, 2019

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Type Monastery
Year 1609

Arhitectural Style: 

Moldavian (gothic + byzantine) 

Getting there

Car – from Suceava (14 km)

The closest airports are located in

When to visit

Every Day, Day time

Location DJ208U 1, Dragomirna 727365
  • The Dragomirna Monastery was built in 1602 in the village of Mitocu Dragomirnei, in Suceava County, by Anastasie Crimca of Moldova.
  • The monastery is surrounded by high stone walls
  • Dragomirna’s Museum of Medieval Art contains carved cedar crosses mounted in silver-gilt filigree and numerous religious texts.
  • The church tower is 42 m high
  • On the right side of the exit there is a small shop where you can buy different types of honey, creams and oils made by nuns.
  • Inside the church you will find a shop from where you can buy religious objects.


Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava
Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava
Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava